Launching a managers personal change check list

We appreciate that leading change (be it small or large) in a University is never easy and can often be frustrating for many concerned. We also acknowledge that there are lots of factors to...

Short training sessions for OCSLD

Simon Llewellyn, OCSLD’s lead Digital Media and Elearning Developer (DMELD) has launched a short series of professional development courses for OCSLD staff on the use of applications that are central to our working practices. He...

FSLT Joining Instructions

First Steps into Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (#fslt16) 20 January – 26 February 2016 Joining Instructions (reposted from George Roberts’ work blog) Hello all Thank you for your interest in First Steps...

Course Design Intensives for TEL in Semester two

This is an advance notice, because I am excited about it. OCSLD and the TEL Implementation Team are looking for opportunities to work with course teams in faculties through half-day to one-day workshops looking...

On evaluation design

Some thoughts on my approach to evaluation design. I’ve just finished another internal evaluation of a project. This time it’s the AMORES project (www.amores-project.eu). Reflecting on the evaluation, and the similarities with the previous...

OCSLD News

Every month or the Heads of Department have lunch with the VC and run through news from their departments. These tend to focus on external activities: research, consultancy and outreach. Here is what I...

Collaborative workshop in Mexico

Last week, I attended a workshop entitled, “Training directed to researchers with interest in science and mathematics education”. Its aims are to foster collaborations between Mexican and British researchers and to discuss current and...

Mark Childs, Joining Brookes

As I’ve just started working as a Senior Lecturer in OCSLD (the Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development) at Oxford Brookes I felt it was time to start blogging regularly (not trying to...